Cancer and Palliative Care

This page contains the NCEC National Clinical Guidelines relating to Cancer and Palliative Care. *Patient Leaflets available here.

Guideline Number Title Publication Date
 7  Diagnosis, staging and treatment of patients with Breast Cancer

  1. Breast Cancer Guideline Full Report
  2. Breast Cancer Guideline Summary
 June 2015
 8

 Diagnosis, staging and treatment of patients with Prostate Cancer

  1. Prostate Cancer Guideline Full Report
  2. Prostate Cancer Guideline Summary
 June 2015
Clinical Update – Mar 2016
 9  Pharmacological Management of Cancer Pain in Adults*

  1. Cancer Pain Guideline Full Report
  2. Cancer Pain_Guideline Summary
  3. Other support Resources (see also MMP’s Prescribing Tips and Tools)
 Nov 2015
 10  Management of Constipation in Adult Patients Receiving  Palliative Care*

  1. Constipation Guideline Full Report
  2. Constipation_Guideline Summary
  3. Other support resources
 Nov 2015
13

 Diagnosis, Staging and Treatment of Patients with Gestational Trophoblastic Disease

  1. GTD Guideline Full_Report
  2. GTD_Guideline Summary
Nov 2015
16

Diagnosis, staging and treatment of patients with lung cancer

  1. Full Report
  2. Summary Report
Nov 2017 
19 Diagnosis, staging and treatment of patients with oesophageal or oesophagogastric junction cancer

  1. Full Report
  2. Summary Report
 Aug 2019
20

Diagnosis and staging of patients with ovarian cancer

  1. Full Report
  2. Annex 1: Systematic review of cost effectiveness
Aug 2019